Entries by Amber Faist

First Nations Invites Applications for Native Arts Program

First Nations established the Native Arts Initiative (NAI) (formerly called the Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative) in 2014 with the goal of stimulating long-term perpetuation, proliferation and revitalization of artistic and cultural assets in Native communities. The NAI is working to achieve this by strengthening the enabling environments in which Native-controlled nonprofit organizations and tribal programs operate […]

USDA Value Added Producer Grants Available

When farmers and entrepreneurs take raw agricultural products, like vegetables or grains, and turn them into something “value-added”, like salsa or bread, they have an opportunity to improve their own incomes they become eligible for the USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. This program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing […]

Upcoming Bid Opportunity I-5 Paving & Auxiliary Lane Project

  Oregon Department of Transportation Upcoming Bid Opportunity   I5: N. Tigard Interchange to E. Portland Freeway Interchange   Become a contracting partner with the Oregon Department of Transportation on a $20 million freeway widening and paving project on Interstate 5 near Tualatin! Potential subcontracting opportunities are available in the following work areas: Construction Survey Excavation/Grading […]

CAREER OPPORTUNITY AT THE OREGON LOTTERY

The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state’s schools, parks, watershed restoration, veteran’ programs and outdoor schools.  We are looking for a Contract Administration Program Manager to be the “touch-point” within the Lottery between its contract administrators and procurement analysts to develop and manage a best […]

Announcement: Welcome Amber Faist to ONAC

ONAC staff and board are pleased to introduce Amber Faist as our Marketing and Business Intake Coordinator. Amber will be connecting Native owned businesses to services in order to accelerate and assist business owners into the next stage of business development. She will be working alongside the Small Business Technical Assistance Partnership (SBTAP) program through […]